Stanford’s Payton Jordan Meet is Thursday *Entries * Schedule *Live results

LRC 2019 Payton Jordan Preview: Yomif Kejelcha, Sifan Hassan, Jenny Simpson Among Big Names Chasing Fast Times We preview Thursday’s Payton Jordan meet, the first meet of 2019 where one can hit the 202 Olympic standards.

A Bittersweet Day For Women’s Sport & Sad Day For Semenya

Caster Semenya Loses CAS Case, Can Only Compete In Women’s 800 If She Suppresses Testosterone “The panel found that the DSD Regulations are discriminatory but that, on the basis of the evidence submitted by the parties, such discrimination is a necessary, reasonable and proportionate means of achieving the IAAF’s aim of preserving the integrity of female athletics in the Restricted Events.” The ruling applies to athletes who are 46 XY.

More Distance News

Previous London News

LRC London Marathon Preview Podcast, Mo Farah And Haile Gebrselassie Brawling Off Track + Special Guest Ultra Marathoner Sage Canaday Learn everything you need to know about London and then if you dare the ultra marathoner world.

LRC Exclusive Victim Of Mo Farah’s Alleged Attack Says His Altercation With Farah Was “Minor” & That His Wife Was Not Struck Good news for distance fans all around as the main athlete involved in the “brawl” with Farah says the whole thing was “minor” and his wife was not struck by Farah as Gebrselassie alleged.

More News From London

High School News

LRC HOKA Project Carbon X is Here: A 50 Mile & 100K World Record Attempt By Jim Walmsley and Others in Brand-New Carbon X Shoe HOKA’s got a new shoe out that they are really proud of they and they’ve enlisted many of their top ultramarathoners to go after the 100k world record in the new shoes this Saturday, broadcast live, world-wide for free. Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE.
*MB: Hoka Carbon X project is the 100k WR

LRC Ultramarathoning 101: Sage Canaday Explains The Ultramarathon Scene To LRC – Getting Helicoptered Out Of Races, Carrying A Phone And How Would Kipchoge Do? By the end of May, we want to be up to speed on the ultra scene and know “What are the Best Ultra Races in the World?” We started our quest by talking to ultramarathoner Sage Canaday for a 1.5 hours. Audio and text. Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE.
*MB: What are the best ultras in the world?

Some London Marathon Leftovers

2019 London Marathon *TV & Streaming *Tracking & Results *Pre-Race Podcast

LRC Final Eliud Kipchoge Runs 2:02:37, Shatters London Course Record To Win 10th Straight Marathon Eliud Kipchoge continues to redefine what we thought was possible in the marathon.

LRC Putting Eliud Kipchoge’s Marathon Greatness In Perspective No matter how you look at it – win rate, average time, or world ranking – Kipchoge is WAY better than anyone else in history.

LRC Mo Farah Speaks On Haile G & Jama Aden As His Coach Gary Lough Criticizes Media Coverage: “I Don’t Think It’s Fair” Mo Farah said he doesn’t regret anything he’s said this week and his coach Gary Lough went a step further, criticizing the media for feeding “off Haile’s lies.” “Haile was president of the Ethiopian federation. He let Jama Aden coach Genzebe Dibaba. So why’s he coming out and saying stuff like this?”

Non-Penn/Drake Track Action

The 125th Penn Relays *Results *TV & Streaming




Asian Games Conclude In Doha

More LRC London Coverage

LRC  London Marathon Preview: The Greatest Field In Women’s Marathon History Set To Battle In 2019 Even without Tirunesh Dibaba, this is the greatest women’s marathon field ever assembled.
*Cheruiyot: “I am in better shape than last year,”

LRC Mo Farah Says Training Has Been “Perfect,” Expect A 61:20-5 Opening Half, & More From London Marathon Media Day Get the inside scoop from today’s press event in London.
*Good Read: Eliud Kipchoge on freedom, simplicity and power of the mind “The mind is what drives a human being,” Kipchoge says.

LRC Show You The Money: 2019 London Marathon Betting Guide Whether you like to bet favorites or long shots, we’ve got you covered.

LRC Callum Hawkins Is Dreaming Big As He Enters The 2019 London Marathon “[The] plan is to go out at 63:30, so 2:07 pace, and either speed up or keep going,” said Hawkins.

LRC 3 Massive Reasons To Get Excited For London: Kipchoge Vs. Farah, Women’s Race For The Ages, Huddle And Sisson Trying To Run Fast Eliud Kipchoge vs. Mo Farah (and the field) on the men’s side, the greatest women’s field ever assembled, and Americans Molly Huddle and Emily Sisson trying to run fast.


Post London News

LRC Eliud Kipchoge Says He Plans To Run All Six World Marathon Majors Before He Retires New York and Boston couldn’t have heard better news. Get him here now!

London Women

LRC Final Brigid Kosgei Is Your New Queen As She Destroys The World’s Greatest Marathon Field Ever Assembled In London Kosgei was extremely confident going in and she showed why this morning in London.

LRC Emily Sisson Backs Up The Hype With 2:23:08 Debut In London Marathon She set an American record for a women’s only race and just missed Jordan Hasay‘s fastest-ever American debut of 2:23:00. Molly Huddle PRed but wasn’t happy, “Today just wasn’t good.”

World Relay Champs Are Next Month

Random But Interesting Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who Set The Marathon WR In 1967 And Then Was Forgotten About Two weeks after Katherine Switzer‘s famous Boston run, Maurren Manco smoked Switzer by more than an hour and ran 3:15:22. The reaction? Almost universally negative.

Pre-Penn News

Pre-Drake News

Previous Haile Vs. Farah News

LRC Haile Gebrselassie Fires Back At Mo Farah, Accuses Him Of “Disgraceful Conduct,” Says Sir Mo Was Reported For Attacking A “Married Athlete” In Hotel Gym We were expecting a titanic clash between distance legends in London – just not these two. Haile G also said Mo Farah refused to pay his $3,000 room bill and that Farah avoided a criminal charge for the alleged attack only after Gebrselassie’s intervention.

Guest LRC Editorial

LRC Want An Intelligent, Nuanced Read On Caster Semenya Before IAAF Ruling? Amby Burfoot: The Whole World Is Watching: Caster Semenya Vs. IAAF In this in-depth piece, Burfoot argues that intersex pro athletes like Semenya should only be allowed to compete in the female category if their testosterone is below a certain level.
*MB: What’s at stake in Semenya vs. IAAF — Amby Burfoot breaks down the monumental looming CAS decision